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Event: FL Flood
Number: 2019-000162
Country: MYS Malaysia
Date (YMD): 2019-11-26
Information Source:Malaysia National Agency for Disaster Administration (NADMA)
Comments: Heavy rains continue in Malaysia since the seasonal rains began to make its mark in the northern states of the western peninsula from the end of November 2019. Significant heavy rains from 26th of November have caused flooding in four states in Peninsular Malaysia, namely, Johor, Kelantan, Pahang and Terengganu. The floods have temporarily displaced about 15,000 people primarly in Kelantan and Terengganu. The situation following the weekend (30th November) saw water level increasing in several affected districts in this both states.The Pasir Mas district in Kelantan was the worst affected district with almost 2000 families were evacuated to evacuation centers. The district remains to be accessible only to watercrafts. The Malaysian National Security Council (NSC), the National Agency for Disaster Administration and the District Offices in the respective affected areas are coordinating the evacuation activities with the support of the Bomba and JPAM.
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